Under Bite

Under Bite

I have always been asked how we fix under bite without surgery and why patients drive 2 to 3 hours to get their under bite corrected without surgery by Dr. Kanaan.

To get started, I need to explain some basic concepts about under bite  

Under bite is a serious condition that can affect your chewing, bite and pronunciation.

When the bottom teeth are positioned in front of the top teeth, then We have an under bit case or "class III occlusion"

Why do I have an under bite?

Under bite could be attributed to teeth position, jaws position or both when it is from teeth position, it is easier to get fixed with braces. How-ever, jaws position under bites may require a more complex treatment or even jaw surgery.

I had braces before to fix my under bite, but it came back after few years. Why?

This is common in growing children when the under bite is caused by thelower jaw. The lower jaw keep growing till age 18-19 in girls and 20-21 in boys. If that is the case, Dr. Kanaan recommends you to wait till you finish growing and proper treatment will be rendered

My doctor told me that I need a jaw surgery but I cannot afford it, how can you help?

If you like your face and the profile looks acceptable, Dr. Kanaan might recommend alternative treatment to camouflage the under bit. This includes teeth extraction, mini-implants placement and more.

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Case 4 with 2 teeth extraction and 2 mini implants 

 

Can I get my under bite corrected with Invisalign?

Invisalign made recently amazing progresses and by combining Invisalign with the use of mini implants, many under bite cases could be treated with Invisalign. Here is a case that I finished recently that was treated with Invisalign.  

under bite correction with invisalign

Here is an other case with severe under bite corrected without surgery. Please notice the smile change of before and after.  Enjoy :)  

unider biter correction without surgery in greater Houston area sugar land Stafford katy

 

Not sure? Call us today at 281-447-6453 to schedule your Free consult appointment. We will also 3D X-rays at no cost.

 

Case 1

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Case 2 under bite with open bite

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Case 3 with extracting 4 teeth

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